February 29, 2012

A new agenda: cycling made safe in the countryside

I have been thinking I might buy a farm. I wouldn’t be the first cyclist to go live in the pastures where they like to ride, in escape of the city. And pastural land can be […]
February 28, 2012

The Architecture of “Bike City”, Shanghai

While the spiralling Danish Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo was only a temporary building, it may be remembered the way Bramante’s Tempietto to Saint Peter in Rome is remembered, that is, as a precursor to something behemoth that […]
February 26, 2012

Which of these bikes has design world cache?

Hard as it may be for you to imagine—given my cultivated airs and savior faire —I actually come from a poor family. Poor, but creative. Thus it was never instilled in me that I should go to concerts […]
February 23, 2012

Cycle chic, stretched all the way to the boonies.

So much is happening at once, I seriously doubt the existence of time. I mean, I’ve actually got famous peoples’ agents returning my emails—though it is not the time for name dropping just yet. Quit the […]
February 20, 2012

The allure of the porteur

Okay, so you have seen a Trek Belleville, or some similar cheap mass market knock-off of a classic french porteur. What you do next, says a lot about the kind of person you are. Paying on […]